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Kujira-Jima, a Desert Island in the Seto Inland Sea

This video, "The desert island in the Seto Inland Sea that you can reserve: KUJIRA-JIMA’ promotion video 3-minute version" (【瀬戸内 貸切 無人島 KUJIRA-JIMA】プロモーションビデオ 3分Ver.) created by “瀬戸内 貸切 無人島 KUJIRA-JIMA” will introduce you to Kujira-jima, a desert island drifting in the Seto Inland Sea.

There are many islands in the Seto Inland Sea, and they are increasingly being recognized as the mecca of Instagrammable scenery.
Kujira-jima, one of those many islands, is a desert island that can be reserved by one group per day.
For those who want to have a special experience enjoying activities and glamping on a private beach in Japan, don't forget to reserve the little-known yet incredible Kujira-jima!

This video shows 4 youngsters having the time of their life on this reserved island.
Spending the night on a desert island…Sounds like a dream doesn't it?
Immerse yourself in the experience of renting a desert island through this video!

What Is Kujira-Jima?

Kujira-jima is a camping spot that can only be reserved by one group per day.
It’s located about 30 minutes by boat from Uno Port (宇野港, Unoko) in Okayama Prefecture (岡山県, Okayamaken) in Japan's Chugoku region (中国地方, Chugokuchiho).
Enjoy unique experiences and activities while camping on this small desert island.

Some people even rent the island to hold wedding parties or private live events.
Escape from the bustle of the city and spend a fruitful time with your friends and family while gazing at the rich landscape surrounding the sea.

Special Activities at Kujira-Jima's Beach!

You can enjoy various activities on this desert island surrounded by the Seto Inland Sea.
Experience anything you like- sea kayaking, SUP (standup paddle boarding), fishing and more- all while gazing into the scenery of the Seto Inland Sea.
You can observe this from 0:47 in the video.

As you can see from 2:45 in the video, one attraction of Kujira-jima is that you can sway in a hammock and feel the sea breeze on your skin, an extraordinary experience that you just can't have in the city.

As demonstrated at 2:16 in the video, we recommend that you enjoy the night with a barbecue using plenty of the popular Seto Inland Sea dishes.
You can also make a separate reservation to use the catering service.
If the weather is nice, how about a campfire after your meal?

Tourist Attractions of the Seto Inland Sea

Image of Evening view of Seto Ohashi
Photo:Evening view of Seto Ohashi

There are many tourist attractions around the Seto Inland Sea, where Kujira-jima is located. It’s full of tourist spots that you're sure to want to visit, such as Awajishima Island (淡路島, Awajishima) which is the biggest island in the Seto Inland Sea, Akashi Kaikyo Bridge (明石海峡大橋, Akashikaikyoohashi), the Naruto whirlpools (鳴門の渦潮, Narutonouzushio) which is one of the three major world currents, Shodoshima Island (小豆島, Shodoshima) which is famous as the setting for the movie "Twenty-Four Eyes" (二十四の瞳, Nijushinohitomi), Teshima Island (豊島,Teshima), Naoshima Island (直島, Naoshima), Megijima Island (女木島, Megijima), all three of which are famous for modern art, Aoshima Island (青島, Aoshima) which is famous as the island of cats, and Okunoshima Island (大久野島, Okunoshima) which is famous as the island of rabbits.

Be sure to check some of these out when you visit Kujira-jima!

Summary of Kujira-Jima

If you could reserve a desert island, how would you spend your day there?
This video introduces many ideas on how to spend a special time at this reservable desert island in Japan.

Seto Inland Sea has a stable climate and calm waves, so you can enjoy your time there in peace.
If this video sparked your interest in Kujira-jima, why not create an original plan with your friends and family, and set out on a magical trip to spend a special time at this gorgeous beach?

The accommodation fee and rental fees differ by plan and season, so be sure to check the official website.

【Official Website】The desert island in the Seto Inland Sea that you can reserve: KUJIRA-JIMA

【Official Website】Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture City Hall Homepage

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Last Updated : Nov. 21, 2020
坂崎 なお(Nao Sakazaki)
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Reserve a Desert Island and Spend Your Dream Vacation at “Kujira-Jima” in the Seto Inland Sea! Glamping, Camping, Barbecuing... There's Plenty of Ways to Spend Your Time on This Desert Island in Okayama Prefecture!
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